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leadfoot
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rear trailing arms

Post by leadfoot » Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:19 pm

hi guys
I was just interested to see what ideas are out there with regards strengthening the rear arms, for forrest rallying :?: in relation to them bending near the bearing housing mainly, i have some ideas :? but would like to know what others have tried that have been successfull.
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Re: rear trailing arms

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Re: rear trailing arms

Post by glenzierfoot » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:53 pm

leadfoot wrote:hi guys
I was just interested to see what ideas are out there with regards strengthening the rear arms, for forrest rallying :?: in relation to them bending near the bearing housing mainly, i have some ideas :? but would like to know what others have tried that have been successfull.
cheers leadfoot.
You really need to start with van, husky or imp sport ones first to do the job right. then seam weld them and if you have put the strengthening plate behind the rear cross member[ i. e the one the rear arms bolt too]. which is 1/8 thick you need to move the shocker pickups back too, best to remove the old one the make new ones out of heavier metal then fully weld them, Imp022 Imp022
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